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SOC101

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Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Robert Brym
Semester
Fall

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Soc.101 Rate of suicide Women suffer from much higher rate of neuroskemia twice as high rate much as men But men do commit suicide twice as much as the women -the highest rate of suicide was from protestants -highest neuroskemia was in Jews Negative correlation between high rate of suicide and neuroskemia -nature of social relations determine the rate of suicide -level of social solidarity a group’s level of social solidarity is determined by the frequency with which its members interact and the degree to which they share beliefs, values and morals; suicide rates are lowest at intermediate levels of social solidarity and highest at low and high levels of social solidarity. -married people have family relations, at a given level of sociological distress will not commit suicide compared to the unmarred person with the same level of sociological distress -reach salvation as established by the church. Jews –high level of social interaction- low committing suicide High social solidarity-low level of suicide When social solidarity increases beyond a specific level, the suicide rate also increases –altruistic suicide Ex.sa
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